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Burna Boy, Rema, Master KG Nominated for 2020 MTV EMAs

Burna Boy, Rema, Master KG Nominated for 2020 MTV EMAs

Otosirieze Obi-Young
Burna Boy, Rema, Master KG Nominated for 2020 MTV EMAs
Burna Boy, pictured here at the 2019 Coachella, is nominated for an MTV EMA 2020. Photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella.

Singers Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the 2020 MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) in the Best African Act category. Also in the category are South Africa’s Master KG, DJ Maphorisa, and Kabza de Small, Uganda’s Sheebah, and DR Congo’s Gaz Mawete.

This year, Burna Boy released his fourth studio album Twice as Tall to international acclaim. Master KG’s “Jerusalema,” written, sung by, and featuring Nomcebo, became the most Shazamed song in history.

Lady Gaga leads the nominations with 8 nods, followed by BTS and Justin Bieber.

Here are the full nominations:

Best African Act

Master KG

Rema

DJ Maphorisa

Burna Boy

Kabza de Small

Sheebah

Gaz Mawete

Best Video

Billie Eilish, “everything i wanted”
Cardi B f. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake, “Popstar”
Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me”
Taylor Swift, “The Man”
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Best Artist

Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
The Weeknd

Best Song

BTS, “Dynamite”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me” *
Roddy Ricch, “The Box
The Weeknd, Blinding Lights”

Best Collaboration

BLACKPINK x Selena Gomez, “Ice Cream”
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Justin Bieber ft. Quavo, “Intentions”
Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me” *
Sam Smith and Demi Lovato, “I’m Ready”

Best Pop

BTS *
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Little Mix

Best Group

5 Seconds of Summer
BLACKPINK
BTS *
Chloe x Halle
CNCO
Little Mix

Best New

BENEE
DaBaby
Doja Cat *
Jack Harlow
Roddy Ricch
YUNGBLUD

Biggest Fans

Ariana Grande
BLACKPINK
BTS
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

Best Latin

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Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Karol G
Maluma *
Ozuna

Best Rock

Coldplay *
Green Day
Liam Gallagher
Pearl Jam
Tame Impala
The Killers

Best Hip Hop

Cardi B
DaBaby
Drake
Eminem
Megan Thee Stallion *
Roddy Ricch
Travis Scott

Best Electronic

Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Kygo
Marshmello
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

Best Alternative

 blackbear
FKA twigs
Hayley Williams
Machine Gun Kelly *
The 1975
twenty one pilots

Video for Good

Anderson .Paak, “Lockdown”
David Guetta & Sia, “Let’s Love”
Demi Lovato, “I Love Me”
H.E.R., “I Can’t Breathe” *
Jorja Smith, “By Any Means”
Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Best Push

AJ Mitchell
Ashnikko
BENEE
Brockhampton
Conan Gray
Doja Cat *
Georgia
Jack Harlow
Lil Tecca
Tate McRae
Wallows
YUNGBLUD

Best Virtual Live

BTS, BANG BANG CON The Live
J Balvin, Behind the Colores Live Experience
Katy Perry, @ Tomorrow Land Around the World
Little Mix, UNCancelled
Maluma, Papi Juancho Live
Post Malone, Nirvana Tribute

Visit the MTV EMAs website to vote.

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